The swirl of refunds and revelations marked a messy moment in the crowded, high-dollar fundraising race ahead of the Nov. 7 election.
Sheila Jackson Lee’s mayoral campaign collected contributions that exceed Houston’s limits, and erroneously reported a donation from a dead woman.
Tenant advocates say heat wave should serve as a call to action for City Hall to expand apartment inspections in hopes of preventing problems.
Campaigners want to put a referendum on the ballot to force Houston to renegotiate H-GAC’s voting structure or quit the council.
The lawsuit filed in Travis County sets up a confrontation with Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Legislature for the bill that was signed into law last month
A federal investigation found that a lack of safety protocols at Watson Grinding led to the massive explosion that killed three people and damaged hundreds of nearby homes in January 2020.
City and county officials across Texas say vague language in the preemption law and a reliance on citizen lawsuits for enforcement make its impact unclear.
For the third time in his political career, former city councilman and current mayoral candidate MJ Khan is questioned over his Houston residency.
Houston hopes to fill the missing middle by offering more options for affordable housing, but is running into resistance from developers over ‘front loader’ homes.
City Council approves $6.2 billion budget allowing Mayor Sylvester Turner to boast that he left the city on solid financial footing.